Category Archives: PT

Early Intervention Could Boost Education Levels

[Source: Science Daily] Taking steps from an early age to improve childhood education skills could raise overall population levels of academic achievement by as much as 5%, and reduce socioeconomic inequality in education by 15%, according to international research led … Continue reading


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Eye Movements During Reading and Cerebral Palsy

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Recent research investigated the extent to which the motor impairments in adults with cerebral palsy affected their ability to read. Using an eye-tracking system, eye movements were recorded during a reading task (read out loud 1-5 … Continue reading


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Private Practice Corner: How Does Your Practice Reflect You?

[Source:  The Burgeoning School Psychologist] I am a singer. Not professionally, I just sing all the time. My children will tell you I sing All . The . Time! It’s my thing – I love music. When I’m in my … Continue reading


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Physical Activity and Executive Control in Children

[Source Pediatrics via Your Therapy Source] Pediatrics published research on 221 children (7-9 years old) who were randomly assigned to either a 9 month after school physical activity program or a wait list group. Following the intervention various measurements were recorded: … Continue reading


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PT Idea of the Week: Gross Motor Bingo

[Source:  The Inspired Treehouse] My kids are always, always, always in the car.  We run from practices to lessons to stores.  Constantly in and out — constantly moving.   When we hit the road for destinations that are further away, I … Continue reading


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